Adjective "washable" definition and examples



Definitions and examples


(especially of fabric or clothes) able to be washed without shrinkage or other damage.
  1. 'Some models, such as those made by Brandt, have washable metallic filters that can be cleaned in the dishwasher.'
  2. 'Another thing you'll notice after investigating washable cloth pads is that there is much more variety in design amongst the cloth pads than there is in the mainstream products.'
  3. 'Not only are they generally stronger than plastic bags, but they are washable and can be used over and over again.'
  4. 'Ideally the technique is used on washable fabrics, since water is required to remove the marking lines and water-soluble thread.'
  5. 'If washable paper you may be able to wipe off with a sudsy sponge, followed by damp sponge.'
  6. 'The dress must be basically washable in warm water & able to be agitated at least somewhat for uniform dyeing.'
  7. 'Then, if fabric is washable, launder in warm water and detergent.'
  8. 'In addition to the birthing pool hire, Ruth and David are selling washable nappies and ethical laundry liquids.'
  9. 'Natural sheepskin is preferable because it provides natural lanolin to exposed skin, 17 although it is expensive and is not washable.'
  10. 'We will look for more washable fabrics, rather than having to dry-clean with all those dangerous chemicals.'


1. capable of being washed without shrinking, fading, or the like. noun

2. a washable garment.

More examples(as adjective)

"borders can be washable for recoveries."

"covers can be washable."

"cars can be washable."

"people can be washable."

"pens can be washable."

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